Antics Joke Show Ft. Tom and Ollie
108 Stokes Croft
City of Bristol
Celebrate the start of another May Bank Holiday weekend with your regular supply of fantastic local comedy!For this Antics Joke Show, we are proud to present: ** Sketches from TOM & OLLIE COMEDY **
"Tom & Ollie Comedy are an award-winning*, comedy-competition-final-reaching* sketch-comedy double-act of completely equal worth and wit*. Expect anything from Scotland’s own Andy Murray, to the World’s Worst Philosopher™, to the mysterious properties of a revolutionary magnifying glass, depending on which sketches we actually decide to do.
‘Shades of a young Steve Coogan’ ~ Steve Bennett, Chortle‘Genuinely hilarious’~ Inter:Mission, *****
*Only Tom has won awards
*Only Tom has reached comedy-competition-finals
** Improv from UP THE ANTICS **
Up The Antics is a sketch and improvisational comedy group from Bristol, U.K. Established in 2014 as ‘The VA’ by graduates from Bath Spa University, as a company they have performed in and hosted a variety of live performances all over the country, including Bath Comedy Festival, the Southampton Comedy Fridge, and in various venues across London and Bristol.
Collaborating with friends and local artists, Up The Antics will showcase their bizarre and silly take on popular culture, social conventions and nerd nostalgia.
“Up The Antics [...] are taking the city by storm”
- The Bristol Magazine
** And even more improv from IMOGENÉ **
One improviser. One word. One chance to use improvised theatre to change the world. IMOGENÉ is Imogen Palmer’s visual album.
‘A master of her craft’
~ Charlie Sturgeon (Improv Conspiracy, The Quiet Achievers)
Imogen Palmer has been performing improvised theatre for over six years, most recently with ‘Soothplayers’ (improvised Shakespeare) at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, and with Impro Melbourne’s improvised musical ‘Smells Like a Song’. She survived all 26 hours of the Bristol Improv Marathon 2017 and runs workshops for impro companies across the UK, specialising in bringing authenticity and good storytelling to improvised work. IMOGENÉ is her first solo, impro project.
Contact her at www.imogenpalmer.org.
** Stand-up from PETER JONES **
Pete is a veteran of the Bath comedy scene, and is currently a member of Bristol-based comedy troupe Up the Antics. His unique nonsense has seen him woo audiences in Bath and Bristol, as well as audiences at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2014 and 2016.
'[W]arm and likeable…imaginative and very funny.’ 'Peter Jones’ set consists in large part of rambling about his hair' ~ Theatrebath.co.uk
7pm // £5 // Cafe Kino
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